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How To Ride

Broward County Transit wants to provide a safe, comfortable ride for all passengers.
In order to do this, we ask all passengers to please follow these rules and tips:

Rules For Riding the Bus

  • All riders MUST pay the correct fare. The bus driver cannot give change.
  • You may not use someone else’s bus pass.
  • If asked, you MUST show proper identification.
  • NO cell phone use while getting on the bus and speak quietly when using phone.
  • Rude behavior is not allowed.
  • No eating, drinking, smoking, or spitting.
  • No gambling or doing anything illegal.
  • Do NOT damage the bus, bus shelters, bus stops or any transit property.
  • Pets (except service animals) must be in cages.
  • Give the seats behind the driver to senior or disabled passengers.
  • DO NOT play radios, tape players or CDs unless you wear headphones.
Safety Tips for Riding the Bus
  • When waiting for the bus, never stand in the street. Always stand at the bus stop on the sidewalk or in the bus shelter.
  • Do not talk to the bus operator while the bus is moving.
  • Quickly move behind the yellow line to back of the bus so others can board.
  • Before getting on bus take children out of strollers, fold down stroller and place it between the seats.
  • Shoes and shirt must be worn.
  • Do not bring large bags or boxes on the bus.
  • Keep feet and carry-on items out of the aisle.
  • Exit the bus from the back door.
  • If seats are available, do not stand when the bus is moving.
  • Tell bus operator BEFORE you remove your bike from rack.
  • NEVER run after the bus.
  • Let bus depart before crossing street.

Click here to download BCT's Safety Ride Guide (PDF)